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scandalize

Pronunciation: /ˈskændlaɪz/

Translation of scandalize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • escandalizar* they were scandalized se escandalizaron
    Example sentences
    • Australia's continuing loss of defence capability would scandalise the Australian people if the whole truth were to be revealed.
    • When I came to pick up the order, I was scandalized by the seemingly outrageous price and refused to accept them.
    • One of my earliest convictions in becoming Catholic is that the Faith scandalizes us (different people in different ways) and that the scandal is a judgment on us, not on the Faith.

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